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Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 8 (HB 121) - Mental Health - Treatment Plans for Individuals in Facilities and Residence Grievance System Requiring a treatment plan for an individual with a mental disorder admitted to a certain health care facility to include a certain discharge goal and an estimate of the probable length of the inpatient stay the individual requires before transfer to a certain setting; requiring certain facility staff to review and reassess a plan of treatment; establishing an appeals process related to the review of a treatment plan; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to adopt certain regulations relating to the appeals process; etc. SB 8

HB 121

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 262 (5/3)

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 263 (5/3)
SB 387 (HB 274) - Task Force on Reducing Emergency Department Wait Times Establishing the Task Force on Reducing Emergency Department Wait Times to identify root causes of wait times in emergency departments in the State and make recommendations, including legislative, regulatory, or other policy initiatives, regarding best practices for reducing emergency department wait times that should be implemented in the State; and requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2024. SB 387

HB 274

Referred Rules and Executive Nominations (4/10)

Third Reading Passed (47-0) (4/10)